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Archos 55 Platinum

Dual SIM



Archos 55 Platinum

The Archos 55 Platinum offers brilliance at your fingertips with a fantastic 5.5" inch screen which gives you the ultimate viewing experience on it's 1280 x 720 (HD) screen. You can take advantage of this great screen with the phones powerful quad-core processor which means your applications, games and videos all look great and run seamlessly. The Archos 55 Platinum also comes with Android 5.1 out of the box so you have great software to take advantage of all the hardware that comes with this great value handset.

SIM Free/Unlocked

We range the UK SIM free and unlocked version of the Archos 55 Platinum. This means that you can use it with any compatible global Micro-SIM card. We offer fast, reliable shipping worldwide. International customers should check the GSM frequencies in the specification and local operator network compatibility for full compatibility.

Reasons to buy Archos 55 Platinum

  • 5.5'' IPS HD display
  • 3G/H+ Download speeds
  • Dual SIM support
  • Micro SD slot to expand storage
  • Powerful quad-core processor
  • 13MP Rear Camera
  • 2MP Front Facing camera
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop

Colour and memory variants

Black variant only with expandable storage of up to 32GB

Box contents

  • SIM Free/UK Archos 55 Platinum
  • USB Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Hands-free Kit
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Booklet


The Archos 55 Platinum features a large touch screen display so all your photos and videos look fantastic and you will more than likely have plenty of media to view with the devices brilliant 13 megapixel camera and handy 2 megapixel front camera for those selfies. Dual SIM support is also delivered on the Archos 55 Platinum meaning you will have no problem managing your work and personal life so you will never miss that important call or message. Archos also give you a whole host of media apps through the Archos Media Centre which offers tailor made apps for Video and Music that include best format and codec support, metadata scraping, auto-subtitles and systems for streaming media from your smartphone to a DLNA compatible TV.


The Archos 55 Platinum comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop pre loaded. Android is the operating system that the phone runs it is created by and constantly updated by Google so you can benefit from any improvements they make. Android is highly customisable meaning the phone can be altered to suit your tastes and needs with exciting wallpapers, themes and launchers which completely change the interface of your device. Android 5.1 Lollipop comes with a host of great features but probably most notably is its beautiful and fluid interface which gives fantastic tangible interaction with all your applications and this will look even better on the Platinum’s 5.5" HD screen, Google call this their material design.

Notifications have also been radically enhanced in this software version so that you receive the right information at the right time, this means your browsing goes undisturbed with settings to ensure you are not disturbed at certain times and clever pop out messages that you can simply swipe away if you are busy. Combine this with the Dual-SIM functionality that is on offer with the Archos 55 Platinum and managing your busy lifestyle has never been easier.


SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version5.1
  • Custom Skin
  • Speed1.2GHz Quad Core
  • Dual Core
  • Quad CoreYes
  • Make/ModelSpreadtrum
  • Other
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSD
  • Capacity (Up to)32GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity8 GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size5.5
  • TypeIPS
  • Resolution 1280 x 720 (HD) / 294 ppi
  • Other
  • Frequencies850 / 1800 MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • SpeedHSPA : 21Mbps / 5.76Mbps
  • Frequencies
  • Speed
  • Version
  • Functions
  • Version802.11 a/ac/b/g/n
  • Version
  • Data
  • PowerMicro USB V2.0
  • Audio3.5mm Jack
  • Video Out
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware Buttons
  • Other
  • Antenna Type
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in Software
  • Megapixels13MP
  • FlashAuto Focus and LED Flash
  • Camera Lens
  • Other
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type2 MP
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Digital Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light Sensor
  • Formats
  • Recording
  • FormatsH.264 up to 1080p resolution – 30 fps/ AVI/MP4/3GP
  • RecordingMP3 , WAV (PCM/ADPCM), AAC, AAC 5.1, OGG Vorbis
Near Field Communication
FM RadioYes
  • Capacity2400mAh
  • TypeLi-Ion
  • Removable
Call Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Dimensions144 x 72.60 x 8.70 mm
Weight 164g
Warranty24 months


Will my phone work

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world.

Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?

Yes – this phone officially supports up to 32GB of external storage

What SIM card does this phone use?

This phone takes 1x standard SIM & 2x micro SIM card

Is this handset LTE compatible?


Does this phone have a removable battery?


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